Stephanie Ann Krucelyak, 85, of Punxsutawney passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness. Mrs. Krucelyak was born at home in Curwensville on Feb 26, 1933 to the late Stephen John and Theresa (Ciprich) Padisak. She married her husband of 62 years, Stephen Peter Krucelyak on July 28, 1956. Stephen survives and resides in Punxsutawney.
Mrs. Krucelyak was a homemaker who adored taking care of her family. She enjoyed life to the fullest and possessed a bubbly spirit together with a great sense of humor. “Peppy”, as she was known to her family, was always happy and really fun to be around. She was always there for her family whom she loved with all of her heart; especially, her grandchildren and the special moments with them. In her spare time, Stephanie loved yard sales, gardening, and going to Cloe Lake just to walk around with her husband. She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church and a former member of the SSCD Rosary Altar Society.
Mrs. Krucelyak is survived by her husband, Stephen; her sons, Michael Krucelyak and wife Carla of Punxsutawney and David Krucelyak and wife Pam of Millsboro, DE; a daughter, Karen Setree and husband Scott of Rossiter; two sisters, Catherine Hess of Clearfield and Josephine Hoover, also of Clearfield. Her six grandchildren are, Brian, Kyle, and Derek Krucelyak, Kera Koziara and husband Kurtis, and Craig and Hollyann Setree. Mrs. Krucelyak was also anticipating the arrival of her great-grand child, Kullen Koziara.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Krucelyak was preceded in death by her brother John Padisak and her infant brother “Andy”. She was also preceded in death by her sisters; Mary Primavera, Verna Sutika, Annie Hammer, Theresa Frantz, and Helen Thompson.
Friends will be received from 10:00 a.m. to. 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc of Punxsutawney. A Panachida Service will be held at 12:30 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Father Vasyl Kadar officiating.
Mrs. Krucelyak will be interred at Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Cemetery in Adrian.
Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com